United Kingdom Animal Rescues and Shelters in the Best of the Web UK Directory

United Kingdom Animal Rescues and Shelters

Animal Care

Rescue centre that takes in a mix of animals from dogs and cats to wildlife.

The Animal House Rescue

Rescues abandoned unwanted animals. Includes details of animals needing homes, success stories and how to donate. Located in Birmingham.

Animal Protection Trust

A registered charity. Its main function is the rescue and rehoming of unwanted domestic animals.

Animals At Risk Shelter

Good Citizenship award winning rescue home for animals. Details of the shelter, the animals and how to offer a donation.

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Animal refuge with three centres - London, Old Windsor in Berkshire and Brands Hatch in Kent.

The Blue Cross

A registered animal welfare charity providing veterinary services and animal adoption centres for unwanted horses, cats, dogs and small pets. Includes details of their rehabilitation and rehoming services, and fundraising information.

The Cat and Rabbit Rescue Centre

West Sussex rescue centre with purpose built cat rabbit and guinea pig pens. Includes animal care information, re-homing and how to offer support.

Cavy Rescue

Kent-based family run centre dedicated to rescuing guinea pigs, hamsters, mice and rats as well is gerbils and chinchillas. Provides details of their work and offers online advice.

Clacton Animal Aid

A rescue centre for unwanted and abandoned cats and dogs providing details of their animals in need of homes along with care tips on how to offer assistance. Little Clacton.


Connects dog rescues and shelters with volunteers and potential homes. Covers registration forms, kennels, links, forum, and directories.

Farplace Animal Rescue

Rescue centre in Bishop Auckland, Co Durham, which takes in small to medium sized mammals, including pets and wildlife, and also offers a home to feral cats who are FIV positive.

Foal Farm

Based in Biggin Hill, Kent rescuing sick, distressed and unwanted animals. View donation details and how to sponsor or re-home an animal.

Leicester Animal Aid

A shelter for homeless dogs and cats. View newsletters and a list of animals seeking a new home plus volunteer details. Includes pet care advice.

Maesteg Animal Welfare Society

Providing information on the work of this animal shelter, with details of how to donate.

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

Rescues monkeys and apes from around the world and assist with governments to prevent the smuggling of primates from their natural habitat. Dorset based with visiting details.

The Newcastle Dog & Cat Shelter

A rescue shelter that holds up to 250 dogs and 200 cats. View images and details of the animals plus how to donate or offer a home.

Norfolk Tortoise Rescue

Provides a secure and safe home to all species of tortoise and offers contacts and online care and hibernation tips. NflkTortoiseRes

Pound Puppy Animal Rescue

Located in Poole, Dorset and dedicated to rescuing and re-homing unwanted and abandoned dogs, cats and rabbits. Includes adoption details and highlights the animals available.

Rescued Animals In Need

Animal welfare charity based in North-West Kent which rescues and rehomes cats, dogs, and small pets.

Roxies Animal Rescue

Animal rescue for dogs at cats looking for foster carers or for forever homes.

RSPCA Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone Branch

Helping and re-homing animals around the Mid Kent area for over 100 years. View adoption and donation details and information about lost pets.

The Seal Sanctuary

Provides details of three UK seal rescue centres with details of their work, adoption opportunities and visiting information.

UK Animal Rescuers

A list of animal rescue centres and lost pets within the UK. Includes search facilities.

Wood Green

Animal charity which provides rehoming services, veterinary services and campaigns on a number of animal welfare issues.

Woodside Animal Welfare Trust

An animal re-homing charity catering for cats, dogs, rabbits and all small animals. Includes donation details and information about their Plymouth sanctuary. https://www.facebook.com/WoodsideAnimalSanctuary/ woodsidetrust

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